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holiday season. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. >>> us, who else was in on the joaquin phoenix hoax? >>> th 9ers push the super bowl hamps to the bnk and a player takes out an unruly fan. you're watching "early today." >> good morning, and welcome back to "early today." i'm lynn berry. here are some ofour top headlines this morning. >>> former president jimmy cart every is trying to clarify comments he made to nbc's brian williams that his post presential work has been superior to that of his successor. after his comments aired last night, carter releaseda statement saying that he was areferring to opportunities from his organization, the carter center. >>> a washington woman who splashed acid on her face and claims she was attacked is now facing charges. they relate to nearly $28,000 in donations that were collected to help pay for the woman's treatment after the incident. >>> an english woman who sparked international outrage after she was seen dumping a cat into a trash bin has now been charged with two counts of animal cruelty. >>> and brazilian authorit
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. for illegally taking online betts from americans. >>> finally, toys r us has released its annual list of hottest toys that will likely top holiday shopping lists this year following into the cute, collectible and cheap category, squeakies, mattel's pigs and pillow pets. >>> well, a san francisco treat, the boss is honored and a grand time in anaheim. your early morning sports headlines are just ahead. >>> and it looks like mother nature is going to ignore the calendar. fall? no way. summer heat returns to much of the country. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." in sports, they retired jerry rice's jersey like night in san francisco, and then things really heated up. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >> good morning. it was tight and it came down to the wire, but in the end, the super bowl champs escaped san francisco with a victory. it was a seesaw battle. 49ers down 8, but they needed a two-point conversion to tie. smith, the vernon davis rules no good on the field. but after re
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not for millions of us, the president acknowledged. >> the challenge is that the hole was so deep that a lot of people out there are still hurting. >> reporter: and when a wall street ceo complained -- we have felt like a pinata. maybe you don't feel like you're whacking us with a stick, but we certainly feel we've been getting whack with a stick. >> reporter: the president staged a comeback. >> i think most folks on main street feel like they've been beat up on. >> reporter: and he will not okay tax cuts for anthony caramucci and his friends. >> 86% of that going to people making $1 million or more and lowered the deficit at the same time. i don't have the math. >> reporter: but will he have the votes after november to keep steering the recovery? i'm steve handelsman. nbc news, capitol hill. >>> house republican leaders plan to unveil a roughly 20 point governing agenjengenda fo next congress on thursday amid crucial elections they're hoping will give them control the chamber. the agenda is expected to focus on job, spending, heath care, national security and reforming congress.